70 international high school students between 14 and 18 years old will explore this summer the eastern Canadian Arctic (Areas in Nunavut: Pond Inlet, Resolute…) and western Greenland. These Students participating for 15 days to this adventure with code name “Ice Arctic Youth Expedition 2013” will be accompanied by several polar experts, scientists, artists, and explorers.
The main objective of the organizers “Student on Ice” is really great & educational: develop students’ knowledge, skills, perspectives and practices that will help these youngsters to be the new Arctic ambassadors and environmentally responsible citizens.
During their expedition, activities will include: “… extraordinary wildlife encounters, educational day excursions, visits to remote Arctic communities and archeological sites, and opportunities to acquire first-hand knowledge and insight into the dynamics of climate change…”.
– How to participate next year – see here their 2013 conditions >>